Since mid-March, the majority of Americans have spent their days lounging in comfy sweats and oversized shirts (or business casual tops on days that require logging into Zoom). Although the country has partially reopened in small waves since this summer, this has been the year of dressing down.

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Although the fashion industry has taken a hit from this, it could actually be an excellent tipping point for the death of fast fashion. In an August 31, 2020 Grist article by Claire Elise Thompson, she explores this possibility. Thompson pointed out that COVID merely exacerbated this trend rather than starting it…


Katy Perry Finds a Possible New Career as a Disney Princess

By Alaina Brandenburger

American Idol kicked off its live shows on Sunday with a Disney theme. Not only were contestants tasked with bringing their own flair and personality Disney favorites, the judges got in on the act.

Garnering the most attention was judge Katy Perry who came to the show dressed as Snow White, and social media approved. For much of the night ”Snow White” was trending on Twitter Reactions were primarily positive, with many noting the pop star’s resemblance to the iconic character.

Twitter user @reidhCooper tweeted: ”But…


To many people, actors should “be quiet and stick to acting.” When an actor or another person in the public eye voices opinions about politics, internet message boards overflow with commenters telling them to “shut up,” and asking why we should care about said opinions. However, celebrities have been in politics for decades. Many former entertainers have held high level positions, including “Saturday Night Live” alum Al Franken, singer Sonny Bono, actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who served two terms as governor of California, and Ronald Reagan who was primarily an actor before becoming POTUS. …


When the 2018 Olympic Winter Games officially came to a close in Pyeongchang, K-Pop boy band sensation EXO delighted fans over the world with an electrifying performance. The band is quickly gaining popularity in the United States and all over the world, and their performance at the Closing Ceremonies exposed the band to millions of new fans.

Like much of the opening and closing ceremonies, EXO’s performance featured use of technology, dancing in time to coordinated images projected on the stage. The performance also utilized traditional elements of “boy band” performance, including coordinated choreography and charismatic singers. …

Alaina Brandenburger

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